#176: Advice and Insight from Mental Skills Coach
Sarah and Dimity engage in an intriguing conversation with Carrie Cheadle , a certified sports psychologist and the author of On Top of Your Game: Mental Skills to Maximize Your Athletic Performance . A dedicated trail runner (and former race car driver!), Carrie dives into the difference between pain and suffering while striving toward a goal—and how you deal with the two can affect your success. She tells how to put a positive spin on pre-race jitters and to even harness their power for your benefit. Carrie shares what Dimity dubs a “pocket tip” about breath control, as well as her three best pieces of advice for injured runners. Find out why The Donald and Kanye West pop up in the convo. And, no, it’s not part of the discussion about Mary Jane in the intro to this hour+ episode.